(Reuters) Pope Francis: Hypocrisy 'undermines Church's credibility'

“Inconsistency on the part of pastors and the faithful between what they say and what they do, between word and manner of life, is undermining the Church’s credibility,” the pontiff said in his homily.

“Those who listen to us and observe us must be able to see in our actions what they hear from our lips, and so give glory to God!”

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One comment on “(Reuters) Pope Francis: Hypocrisy 'undermines Church's credibility'

  1. MichaelA says:

    [blockquote] “In the Sunday afternoon service at St. Paul’s, Francis said that each Christian can be a saint, which he defined as “middle class holiness.”
    “There are the saints of every day, the ‘hidden’ saints, a sort of ‘middle class of holiness’… to which we can all belong”.” [/blockquote]
    Quaintly put, but true.